Natural, organic & environmental

How sustainable are natural waxes?

Martina Heldermann was appointed technical director of KahlWax in January 2016.Cosmetics waxes are hugely sustainable as they are often by products or produced in a controlled way. Martina Heldermann from KahlWax reveals insight into the value chain created by wax raw materials and how to monitor their source.

Committed to change

Deidre Penfold, CAIA executive directorThe chemical industry is hard at work contributing towards South Africa meeting the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). According to the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA), this is based on the implementation of eight Responsible Care management practice standards (MPSs).

Wind turbine established at IFF’s Netherlands facility

The logo of International Flavors & FragrancesInternational Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, recently launched the fragrance and flavour industry’s first-ever on-site wind turbine at its manufacturing facility located in Tilburg, Netherlands.

Woolworths releases bold sustainability targets

Ian-Moir-WHL-group-CEOWoolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) is on an ambitious journey of continuous change in the way it does business and has put sustainability at the core of its strategy. Central to this is the setting of sustainability targets for the group, and WHL is proud to announce its Good Business Journey (GBJ) goals for 2020.

Plastics industry encouraged to create a sustainable future with innovative thinking

Alec Erwin was a keynote speaker at the 2016 Plastics SA ConferenceThe South African plastics industry and government have the power to invent the future of sustainable plastics if they harness imagination and creativity with the latest scientific and international developments.

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